Northbrook, Illinois

Job Description
The Strategic Proposal Management (SPM) organization is solely responsible for developing and executing all proposals and proposal-related activity for CVS Health. Our team is responsible for creating proposals that clearly demonstrate that CVS Health is uniquely positioned to deliver significant benefits to health plan sponsors through effective cost management solutions and innovative programs that engage plan members and promote healthier and more cost-effective behaviors. Through our unique suite of assets, CVS Health, a Fortune 7 company, is reinventing pharmacy to offer innovative solutions that help people on their path to better health. We effectively manage pharmaceutical costs and improve health care outcomes through our pharmacy benefit management (PBM), mail order and specialty pharmacy division, CVS Caremark® Pharmacy Services, our CVS Pharmacy® retail stores, our retail-based medical clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic® and our online retail pharmacy,®. We are focused on enhancing access to care, lowering overall health care costs for plan members and payors, and improving health outcomes.

The main responsibility of the position involves managing all phases of our PBM proposals process including:
• Formatting proposals to meet internal marketing specifications
• Responding to RFP questions using a database of internal Subject Matter Expert reviewed content
• Organizing, attending, and leading strategy calls with key stakeholders across the organization
• Customizing and modifying responses to create client-specific content
• Creating timelines and ensuring RFP milestones are met by all involved individuals in a timely manner
• Preparing and reviewing final documents and submitting in accordance with client driven deadlines.

Expectations and responsibilities of the successful candidate include:
• Proactively take action on assigned projects
• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment while ensuring quality and accuracy
• Develop a breadth of PBM knowledge that includes sales strategies and company offerings
• Use critical thinking in order to apply knowledge to each proposal
• Strong attention to detail
• Sense of urgency
• Solution focused
• Take responsibility for his/her decisions and actions
• Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
• Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
• Open and adaptable to new and innovative strategies and processes
• Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively.

Required Qualifications
• 2-3 years of professional job experience.
• 1-2 years of experience with Microsoft Office products in a professional environment.
• Demonstrated ability to manage and organize projects from start to completion.

COVID Requirements
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
PBM, Health Care, Proposal or Project Management experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of Medicare Part D (i.e. EGWP, MADP, PDP plans) and pharmacy benefit terminology is helpful. Ideal candidates would also be familiar with Qvidian and products.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required. A degree focusing on Marketing, Communications, Health Care, Business, or other relevant fields is preferred.

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. See Job Description

Northbrook, Illinois

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